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and a revolver. the same zip ties he used to tie the hands of carr and his girlfriend. then he used the gun to shoot him to death. >> it was senseless. >> senseless and cruel. i'm so sad. >> reporter: again, that was brittany morehouse reporting. in june, dave patent was arresting for assaulting steven carr outside this home. his court date was set for this thursday. he is now charged with second degree murder and is in fairfax jail without bond. >>> just hours from now polls will open and the mayor is in trouble. he is trailing. and tonight both men are chasing last minute votes and our own gary nurenberg was chasing both of them. he was on the campaign headquarters on 6th street to bring us up-to-date. >> reporter: you talk about in a few hours the polls are going to open. for many of the campaign workers on both sides, it's no sleep until the polls close tomorrow night. outside gray headquarters here, we asked why are you guys doing at this hour? the answer loading and unloading what appears to be hundreds of pounds of campaign literature. the blue signs presumably on their way to pollin
from hurricane igor. this is 9 news now. >>> i'm bruce johnson and thanks for joining us this saturday night. we begin with a local crime spree that apparently came to an end. homes belonging to indian american families have been burglarized, 37 homes in all. the thieves are looking for gold. the mastermind is a woman from new york. >> reporter: that was her then, and this is her now. >> wow, finally, i believe like there's a justice system. >> reporter: 34-year-old melinda soto pleaded guilty to 37 burglaries, and stealing more than half a million dollars, mainly in family gold from indian americans in northern virginia. two other men, including her husband, have been charged. but that was hardly the case when i visited laha a year ago. $100,000 worth of diamonds, gold and other valuables snatched away. her community scared, paranoid and skeptical of everyone who came into their neighborhood. >> now, at least they can go to their house, sleep in their house. the house is a place where you live, and it was a hunting place. >> reporter: according to court documents, she found them by go
. >>> this is 9 news now. >> hello i'm bruce johnson. thanks for joining us this saturday. cigarette butts are to blame for that tragic fire that destroyed three homes and damaged five others in menasis this week. the butts have been discarded in large potting plants on the back deck of one of the house. the people who lost their home got the news from the fire marshall this evening. >> it was an accidental fire ignited by improperly disregarded smoking materials into large potted plants. >> when there is plenty of blame directed at the homeowner where the fire started, forgiveness from the unlikelys of people. she lost all of her possessions, including two dogs and three cats. >> at least we know the truth and we will be okay with that. >> when the deck caught fire it jumped to the highly flammable vinyl siding. it then spread quickly to the other homes in the tightly packed neighborhood. >>> we could have the same scenarios take place out here. >> reporter: loudan county commissioner says these rapid fires and multiple losses are becoming more common with lax building codes. >> when you
. obama says we can't turn on each other and let fear divide us. >> we have to make sure that we don't start turning on each other, and i will do everything that i can as long as i am president of the united states, to remind the american people that we are one nation under god, and we may call that god difference names, but we remain one nation. >> to mark tomorrow's anniversary, president obama will travel to arlington, take part in a service at the pentagon memorial. joe biden will travel to ground zero in new york. first lady michelle obama will join first lady laura bush at the flight 93 crash site in pennsylvania. >>> tonight, some somewhere out there is the person who shot and killed a teenager who was just riding his bike. police are looking for that guy. officers say 15-year-old justin pinel was just a block away from home when somebody opened fire on him. now, this all happened tuesday night in the 6800 block of central avenue and capital heights. tonight his family held a vigil for the teenager at a nearby park. justin's sister believes somebody killed her brother for his
scene. >> reporter: using canine tracking, there was a video camera on the school that allowed them to figure out how many people were there, and roughly the direction they were heading in. >> reporter: police say whack posed with the murder weapon and poseed the pictures online as dna was found inside the victim's car. >> reporter: now, normally, under these kinds of circumstances, the accused would have gotten 15 to 25 years in prison, but the court decided to give him 30 years in prison because of the nature of the crime. reporting live, armando cruel. back to you. >>> well, if you really want to know who d.c.'s mayor was going to be last night, you likely had to sacrifice some sleep. the election results were surprisingly slow in coming, left a lot of us scratching our heads as to what was going on. >> as brittany morehouse explains, the city took an aggressive overhaul of the election process, something that may not have been quite ready for prime time. >> we're taking the long way around. >> reporter: as if he didn't have enough on his hands, he takes us room by room. >> perso
into a restaurant. >> our gary nurenberg spoke with some witnesses. he joins us live now from northwest. gary. >> reporter: we're in the busy adams morgan section at the town and the sometimes confusing intersection of 18th, florida and vernon. these two pedestrians let me show you where they were hit. there is a median. that's where the two women were. this couple heard the screeching of tires and looked up to see the car turning on to florida from 18th. >> it appeared that the car was trying to avoid another car that was coming i think across florida avenue. the driver of the silver car lost control of the car, jumped the curb, hit two pedestrians and then crashed into the restaurant. >> reporter: those two pedestrians are women in their 20s. >> they were traumatic injuries. one of the females is what we call priority one which is serious and life-threatening. the other is not as bad but she's still classified as a trauma priority two. >> reporter: this family owns the restaurant. it had closed about 45 minutes before. >> i was worried because i knew my mother was inside the restaurant. so
with the designers. so when i score... you score. gimme a fashionista... i'll make her a maxxinista. t.j.maxx. let us make a maxxinista out of you! >>> as a new mayor, i drove a thousand miles an hour to get results. if i somehow in the first couple of years moved so fast that. i did so with the memory of a person growing up in a city with a government that was an embarrassment and wanting to do everything possible not to go back to those days. >> reporter: congressman gray was treated as a front runner. as, is michelle by a front runner for sure? >> i can't conclude that anybody would say that the future of this city, the future of our education system swings on one person. i want to sit down with her very soon after the primary so we can get a sense of where she is and where i am and what the chemistry will be between her and me. >> kathy la mere? >> he knows the polls look good. >> are you going to win. >> absolutely. >> are you in it to win it. >> both candidates are try to follow the same rule in the basic campaign bible. don't say anything done. >> the polls have shown for weeks that the mayor
. >> reporter: just moments ago, one of the hostages wanted us to read a statement. quote, first of all, i want to thank the montgomery county police and all the agencies for helping to ensure the safety of all my colleagues at the discovery county communications and for helping get me and my colleagues out safely. i especially want to thank discovery for their support. at this time because the criminal investigation is still ongoing, i will have no further comments regarding the events of this afternoon, but i thank you all for your concern during these heroing hours. the statement from jim mcnatty put out by discovery communications. their moment did not end the moment they were free. they were brought to the silver county spring police station after their ordeal. >> we want the opportunity to talk to them and find out what they know, what happened, and what can they tell us. >> reporter: discovery executives met with the hostages here but said little. >> how are your guys. >> everyone's great. we're thankful. everyone's great, really, truly. >> will you let us talk to them? we're interested
for many hours while they search for the suspect. he was inside all of that time and brings us the story of what the residents went through. >> washington, d.c. police say a man was shot down as he walked in the 800 block of southern avenue southeast at 4:00 this afternoon. and then the gunman, along with several suspects were seen fleeing into a nearby apartment building. >> we don't know that there was possibly two guns used in this particular matter. we haven't located those weapons as of yet. >> reporter: washington, d.c. place say this man may be one of those suspects. >> entering into the building the individual attempted to jump over the railing, at which point the officers took him downstairs. >> reporter: kind of suspicious behavior? >> from the 11th floor, yes. >> reporter: 25 officers swarmed the towers in southeast this afternoon and locked down near 300 apartments for four hours while they searched. >> and the officers went floor by floor until they went to the entire building. >> no matter what floor they are not to go in and out of their apartments because it is a crime sc
for joining us. we begin with breaking news in the district. there has been a drive-by in northeast. three people including two teens have been shot. one of the teenagers believed to be seriously wounded. other teen was struck in the foot. witness says several people were in the area of 53 and clay streets when shots were fired. prince george's county police are investigating a rash of strong armed robberies tonight. victims all university of maryland student being mugged by several people. walking at night in a group no guarantee that you will be safe. >> it's scary. it really is. it's something you have to keep an eye out for. >>> the muggings are putting some students on edge. last friday three umd students getting into a car at this hotel at baltimore avenue and berwyn road are attacked by three suspects. >> very scary knowing it's that close to home and it happens more often this semester than in the past. >>> two days later five crooks jumped three students at a bus stop. and a week later this past saturday morning a student walking on hartwalk and princeton avenue is approached by f
>>> we begin tonight with that flood watch. that rain has been pounding us off and on all day long. >>> right now the national weather service issued a flood watch for the entire d.c. area until 8:00 tomorrow morning and we have team coverage keeping an eye on the situation. topper shutt in the weather center live in montgomery county. >> let's get over to topper. the forecast, how much rain tonight? >> that's the heaviest activity we've seen later on tonight just in time for the morning commute. let's start with the watch area, hasn't changed been issued since 3:00 this afternoon, i think the threat diminished but a flash flood watch covers the entire metro area from essentially i-81 all the way to the bay. so overnight then we're looking at a flash flood watch and we're looking at looks like heaviest activity between 3:00 a.m. and about 7:00 a.m. so breezy and muggy. it's really muggy outside. rain and thunderstorms low temperature 65-70 winds increasing. a quick look at doppler radar shows light activity toward baltimore and north of annapolis but we'll come back and track that
, brittany. thank you. >>> tonight the u.s. supreme court is the only chance a virginia woman has to avoid execution. virginia governor bob mcdonnell denied clemency. she is the only woman on virginia's death row. she is the first woman to be executed in nearly a century. they convicted her to carry out the 2002 murders of her husband and stepson. her execution is scheduled for next thursday. >>> we just made some calls and the capitol hill police have not yet released the name of the man killed right near the u.s. botanical gardens today. but officers say the man pointed a gun at them and when they ordered him to drop it he didn't do it so they shot him dead. no word on what sparked the whole thing. >>> and a heart-breaking accident in silver spring has left a toddler strangled to death. the 18-month-old's father found the little boy all entangled in the drapery cord inside their apartment this afternoon. a police officer rushed the father and the child in thinks police cruiser to a nearby hospital, but it was just too late. neighbors at the apartment complex are in shock. some say they h
. that shooting spree may have been motivated by an attempt to silence a witness. this car may have been used. two men have been taken into custody at the same address, one earlier today, one tonight. police have also recovered some weapons there, but it's not known if they were used in today's shooting spree. that gun battle happened around noon at the funeral services for murder victim ashley mccreigh. among the 600 people, rival gang members. >> suspects opened fire on the individuals in that car. >> reporter: the victims may have returned fire themselves before fleeing at high speed in this dodge durango, but they clipped this mercedes and then crashed into a parked van. inside the dodge, one man survived. another did not. it's not clear if he was killed by gunshots or the crash. 9news now has learned the identity of the dead man. he is jamal kotts of northwest ds. he has known jamal for years and the man known as big pon was running scared. >> he's been very worried. he witnessed the shooting that was on mozart beach a month to a month half ago. >> he was scared for his life? >> he was defini
. craig: well, i don't use the big words, but thank you. >> i kind of figured. craig: yeah. so -- [laughter] you feel you're ready to take over? [laughter] >> not ready . craig: you're not ready? >> not ready. craig: i don't know, man. i think it might be time. yeah, in fact it is. i'm going to go. you finish the show. [laughter] all right? it will be cool. just relax. you can do it. you can do it. now, the only thing to remember is, remember, remember, don't uh-oh. [laughter] i'll see you. you finish up. tell them to have a nice weekend is, something like that. be good. wait until i leave. >> wait until you leave. oh. good night, everybody. [applause] . >>> this is 9news now. >>> tonight earl has come and gone for us, but new england is feeling its rath right now. >> the wrath of earl. hey, top, if this wasn't a tropical storm, i guess it would be a nor'easter. >> it would be. and actually some of the nor'easters we've had have done more damage. we'll get right to the map. we're looking at tropical storm warnings from watch hill all the way up into maine. so that is all the hu
'm bruce johnson. thanks for joining us this saturday night. we begin with one of the area's most popular and crowded spots, chinatown where new efforts are underway to stop people gathering and fighting near the metro stop. armando trull reports where authorities are trying something new. >> reporter: it is called the mosquito, but right now it's a mosquito free zone, but that wasn't the case earlier, because a mosquito was buzzing around. this is what a 21st century mosquito looks and sounds like. that's a mosquito. >> oh, wow. >> have you ever seen a mosquito like that? >> no. >> at least it's the nickname of an electronic device that sounds out a high-pitched hum. >> i hear a sound, and this sounds really noisy. >> the mosquito is meant to discourage loitering, especially by teens, whose ears are especially sensitive to high frequencies. >> maybe a little, but not too much. keep moving. >> reporter: folks over 25. >> i was wondering how did it work and. >> reporter: the high-tech safety device was installed two weeks ago by the gallery place partners, llc, a real estate company that m
/11 attacks. >> we must ask ourselves how best to honor them, those who died. >> they remind us not just by how they gave their lives, but by how they lived their lives. >> that being a hero is not just a matter of fate; it's a matter of choice. >> strong in will, to strive, to seek, to find and not to yield. >> this is 9 news now. >> i'm bruce johnson. thanks for joining us this saturday night. nine years later, and it's been a solemn day of remembering and a day of protest. let's begin in new york where some 2,252 names at the world trade center were read out loud today. randall pinkston begins our coverage tonight. >> friends and family and political leaders pay tribute to the nearly 3,000 victims of 9 9/#1d #1d. >> robert james crawford. >> reporter: relatives and workers involved in the 9/#1d 1 memorial and museum read each name. a fireman's bell marked the moments when planes slammed into the tourist and when each one collapsed. one of the victims was 35-year- old john christopher henwood father of go. >> when did you know he was gone? >> i guess whenly father dave ran down the hal
and brought more than 70 rescuers to the scene, some using the so-called jaws of life to cut four passengers from the bus. not easy. >> we had to stabilize the bus prior to beginning the exterication. >> reporter: a triage area was set up on the road, victims young and old. the 66-year-old bus driver, joseph claybah jr., of hanover, pennsylvania, died. 11 passengers were hospitalized. they were just returning from a trip from the national mall and the national zoo. >> we're still working on identification from the persons on board. i don't have any names to give you or anything like that. >> reporter: two cars collided when the bus dropped to the road. one person in that accident was hospitalized. drivers were not allowed on 270 north from the inner loop. those entering from the outer loop crawled. >> going on two hours, i'm still stuck. >> this is extremely bad. >> from silver springs to where we are now, it's about 2 1/2 hours. >> reporter: it was taken to the montgomery county police impound lot for police investigation. >> we will not have the cause of the crash for days, and possibly we
take us down. >> an emotional day today; but as you can hear, lots of resolve from the folks who came here to the pentagon. you can imagine there were a number of local events commemorating this searsly, including one held in crystal city earlier today. it was a 5k race with police officers and firefighters. they raised thousands of dollars, all of that money going to the survivors fund. live at the pentagon, julian gonecalves, 9 news now. >>> the city of alexandria paid tribute to the citizens who died in the attacks. members of the fire, police and sheriff's office held a special ceremony at the masonic temple. >>> tonight in new york, twin blue beams of light shineing into the sky where the world trade center stood september 1. it's become an annual tradition in new york. that's washington cathedral. the bell rang nine times to honor the 9/11 victims. >>> while the country paid tribute to the victims, here in washington, a small group tried to stand in support of pastor terry jones, the minister few people had ever heard of until he threatened to burn the koran. two demonstrations
the man in, video, please call police. >> copper was once used to make pennies, but it's millions of dollars in taxpayer money that is at stake in a dispute over a music haul in silver springs. >> that's right. the development featuring a fillmore nightclub may require more tax dollars. gary nurenberg is at the site with more and why critics are calling this a sweetheart deal that wastes public money. gary. >> reporter: well, anita, there is a sign at the site, but proponents of the plan say development of this prime piece of real estate is essential for the reveet liization of silver -- revitalization of silver springs. it has hot spots like the american film institute and the round house theater. they broke ground on the nightclub thursday. the undeveloped block stand in stark contrast to the success of silver springs only yards away. >> one of the challenges from our efforts and price to reviet liez revitalize silver spring has been this block. >> reporter: the state and county were each to kick in $4 million to make the deal attractive to a company called live nation that owns
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